Future Water Association
Alastair is a Director of Water and Environmental Consultancy, H2O WEM Ltd which provides strategic technical and business development support to organisations operating in the water and environmental sectors. He is Chair of the Future Water Association Innovation Steering Group where he is leading the development of training and knowledge sharing initiatives to stimulate innovation creation and collaboration in the water industry supply chain. Alastair is a chartered civil engineer, chartered environmentalist and chartered water and environmental manager and is Honorary Vice President of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. He is a frequent commentator in the National and Trade Press on issues relating to catchment management including flood risk mitigation, sewerage and surface water management, integrated water management, water sensitive urban design and Sustainable Drainage Systems.
Creating Community Confidence Through Affordable Flood Mitigation Measures
Property Level Flood Protection (PLP), addressing the whole fabric of the building to minimise water ingress, provides an affordable and effective first line of defence in mitigating against internal flooding of property. This presentation discusses how PLP fits into a broader catchment-wide approach to flood mitigation, irrespective of agency responsibility, and how it can provide a high-benefit/low-cost measure in meeting flood mitigation commitments to individuals and communities.